Nicklas Backstrom notched an assist in the second period on Sweden’s fourth goal in what ended up a 4-2 victory for the favorites.
Caps center Nicklas Backstrom is representing his home country of Sweden in Sochi and hopes to follow in the footsteps of Sweden's greatest.
Relive the conversation on social media with Capitals Pulse from Sweden's 4-2 win over the Czech Republic. Nicklas Backstrom notched an assist for the victors.
A day ahead of the United States' first Olympic hockey matchup, goalie Jonathan Quick has earned the starting nod to face Slovakia.
Washington teammates Marty Erat and Nicklas Backstrom face off in the Olympics when the Czechs take on the Swedes in Sochi. Preview it here.